Barcelona Medieval Route


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Barcelona Medieval Route. in english.

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We will visit medieval Barcelona and its most important district: El Born. In the 13th century, Barcelona became one of the most active capitals of the Mediterranean maritime trade. El Born was a great protagonism of this time and the city of Barcelona thanks to the work of tradesmen ant their guilds. On this visit the secrets and curious stories about Medvieval Barcelona and its narrow streets will be revealed. You will learn how the Gothic palaces of Montcada St. and the most significant and beloved church were built Santa Maria del Mar is an example of community self-management. On this itinerary some peculiarities like the bank system at that time and the work of the Mint will be explained. The social role of El Born market will be highlighted, and the ocupation of Felipe V,  the King of Spain in 1700, who changed the history of the neighborhood of El Born, Barcelona and Catalonia will be explained.

This route is olso offered in spanish: El Born Guía Secreta



– Itinerary: Plaça del Àngel – C.C.Born
– Long Time2h .
– Guide: Mariano Pesin.

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